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Fog disrupts flights at Abu Dhabi Airport
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Fog disrupts flights at Abu Dhabi Airport

Monday, 24 November 2014 9:06 AM

Breaking News: 44 early morning flights by up to four hours, while several others were cancelled, Etihad Airways said in a statement

Top UAE official rejects Amnesty Int'l claims of jail torture
Politics & Economics»

Top UAE official rejects Amnesty Int'l claims of jail torture

Sunday, 23 November 2014 8:30 PM

Abu Dhabi's Attorney-General strongly denies allegations made in recent report as 'untrue' and lacking credibility

UAE's Abraaj says raises offer price for Egypt's Bisco Misr
Banking & Finance»

UAE's Abraaj says raises offer price for Egypt's Bisco Misr

Sunday, 23 November 2014 7:17 PM

Investment firm says it is now offering price that makes deal worth more than $127m

Hamilton wins F1 world title after Abu Dhabi victory
Sport»

Hamilton wins F1 world title after Abu Dhabi victory

Sunday, 23 November 2014 6:42 PM

British driver Lewis Hamilton triumphs in showdown with Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg at the Yas Marina Circuit

Natixis says head of Middle East financial institutions resigns
Banking & Finance»

Natixis says head of Middle East financial institutions resigns

Sunday, 23 November 2014 5:43 PM

French bank says it has not yet hired a replacement for Nadim Zaman who joined Dubai office in 2011

StartUp Awards shortlist announced
StartUp»

StartUp Awards shortlist announced

Sunday, 23 November 2014 4:50 PM

61 nominees are in the running for trophies across 12 categories at the annual awards ceremony

Stenson claims victory at DP World Tour Championship in Dubai
Sport»

Stenson claims victory at DP World Tour Championship in Dubai

Sunday, 23 November 2014 4:23 PM

Swedish Ryder Cup star birdies the final hole to secure two-shot win over McIlroy, Rose and Dubuisson

Qatar Duty Free opens first airport Armani shops in Middle East
Retail»

Qatar Duty Free opens first airport Armani shops in Middle East

Sunday, 23 November 2014 3:54 PM

Luxury retails openings come as new airport aims to become 'world class retail hub for global passengers'

Turkey to build mosques in 80 state universities
Culture & Society»

Turkey to build mosques in 80 state universities

Sunday, 23 November 2014 3:05 PM

The top religious body says government-appointed clerics would deal with “young people’s problems” in what critics says is an increasing Islamisation of Turkish education

Emaar set to approve $2.45bn special cash dividend to shareholders
Banking & Finance»

Emaar set to approve $2.45bn special cash dividend to shareholders

Sunday, 23 November 2014 2:31 PM

Chairman of Dubai-based developer says special cash dividend follows the successful IPO and listing of the Emaar Malls Group

Jumeirah hires new general manager for Burj Al Arab
Travel & Hospitality»

Jumeirah hires new general manager for Burj Al Arab

Sunday, 23 November 2014 2:14 PM

Luxury hotel group announces appointment of UK national Anthony McHale who will take up role in early 2015

Jordanian illegally detained in Saudi awarded rare compensation
Culture & Society»

Jordanian illegally detained in Saudi awarded rare compensation

Sunday, 23 November 2014 1:40 PM

The man’s lawyer says he will appeal because the $890,000 for 3 years of illegal detention was not sufficient

Interpol ups search for Pakistani who trafficked giraffes to Qatar
Culture & Society»

Interpol ups search for Pakistani who trafficked giraffes to Qatar

Sunday, 23 November 2014 1:39 PM

Ahmed Kamran is accused of trafficking at least 100 live giraffes and impalas from Tanzania to Qatar

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#DXBNYE plans Dubai’s biggest NYE party ever
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#DXBNYE plans Dubai’s biggest NYE party ever

Sunday, 23 November 2014 1:39 PM

A superstar line-up announced, including Pharrell Williams, will see live performances broadcast to over 130 countries

Dubai to see $200bn invested in projects over next decade
Construction»

Dubai to see $200bn invested in projects over next decade

Sunday, 23 November 2014 1:38 PM

Developers more careful about projects, divided into manageable pieces, according to Moody’s


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Sheikh Mohammed's son signs up for UAE national service

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